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Winter job ideas for the outdoorsy and indoorsy type of people.

Is it winter where you live? If yes, then you are most probably reading this tucked under a cosy blanket in your sofa, drinking a warm cup of tea and counting the days until spring comes again. Or you might be one of those tough ones, that don’t really bother with the cold weather and would enjoy spending some time outside, despite the harsh conditions.

Whatever your style, we have some interesting ideas for you to make some money with winter jobs. You might want to save up for your upcoming summer vacation or you may need some money to fulfill your New Year’s Resolutions goals.

Let’s have a look at the opportunities for you who prefer to earn money staying at home and you who don’t mind the weather.

1. Winter job ideas for you who like to stay indoors

Home cooking

If you enjoy the coziness of your home and like cooking, why not become a chef a domicilio and host dinners for travellers visiting your city or locals who want to mingle and make new acquaintances or even friends? It will be fun and you will get to spend those chilly nights at the comfort of your home, while making very good money!

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Check out home chef jobs in the US in: Miami, Pittsburgh, Boston, Seattle

Check out home chef jobs in Europe in: Lisbona, Berlino, Francoforte, Barcellona, Londra, Turin.

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Online teaching

Prepare your courses and offer them online from your home! Offering courses via the internet means you don’t have to move around the city to visit your students. Your workplace can be your living room, bedroom or your sofa! Stay indoors, stay warm and offer the world your knowledge, wearing your fuzzy slippers. You can teach anything imaginable, from languages and coding to cooking and marketing and earn yourself some good money!

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Check out online teaching jobs in the US in: Cleveland, Jacksonville, Chicago, Phoenix, Austin

Check out online teaching jobs in Canada in: Ottawa, Vancouver, Montréal, Toronto.

Check out online teaching jobs in Europe in: Parigi, Milano, Leeds, Barcellona, Budapest

Can’t find your city? Look for it on AppJobs!

Find more info on online teaching here:
Condividi la tua conoscenza con il mondo con i lavori di insegnamento online

Online stylist

Is fashion your thing? Do you spend time discovering and reading all about new fashion trends? You could work as an online stylist with Stella & Dot and advise customers on their choice of clothing, accessories and jewelry. Many will appreciate your input and seek your advice, bringing money in your fashionable pockets. And the most important part: you can handle your business from home – no need to go out there in the dreadful winter!

Controlla Stella & Dot in the US: in Charlotte, Tampa, in Dallas, Philadelphia, Los Angeles.

Controlla Stella & Dot in Canada: in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton.

Online seller

Is winter making you stay at home and be creative? Have you taken up knitting, making jewelry or your own decorations? Start selling them online via Etsy! You can create a working space at home and handle everything online. The only reason to get out will be to send the orders to your clients. Talking about the perfect winter job, or what?

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Controlla Etsy in the US: in Orlando, Memphis, New York City, Boston, Baltimora.

Controlla Etsy in Canada: in Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal.

Controlla Etsy in Europe: in Naples, Manchester, Bucarest, Bucarest, Monaco, Amsterdam.

Can’t find your city? Look for it on AppJobs!

Child care

Winter comes with winter holidays for kids. You could easily take up babysitting and help families when the parents need to work during their children’s vacation or you could try other children related jobs, like tutoring or care providing at winter camps.

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Check out babysitting jobs in the US in: in New York City, Pittsburgh, San Jose, Boston, Seattle.

Check out babysitting jobs in Canada in: Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto.

Check out babysitting jobs in Europe in: in: Vienna, Brussels, Birmingham, Praga, Stoccolma.

Can’t find your city? Look for it on AppJobs!

Libero professionista

Suitable for winter jobs are also the remote freelance jobs, that you can do exclusively online using your computer, your internet connection and your skills and talents, of course! You don’t even have to get out of your pyjamas to do them. Just sign up with freelance platforms that offer job opportunities for all kinds of tasks including IT, marketing, administration, coding etc.

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Check out freelance jobs in the US: in Washington DC, Seattle, Baltimora, Philadelphia, New York City

Check out freelance jobs in Canada: in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa , Montréal.

Check out freelance jobs in Europe: in Lione, Anversa, Milano, Copenhagen, Dublino

Can’t find your city? Look for it on AppJobs!

Check out some more ideas in the following links
Remote Marketing Jobs: il modo perfetto per essere un nomade digitale
Best websites with remote IT jobs opportunities
Online student jobs: how you can make extra money as a student from wherever you are.
Home jobs for students – the perfect way to make money during your studies
Freelance jobs from home | Work as a Freelancer from Home!

2. Winter job ideas for you who don’t mind being outdoors

If you are a ski or snowboard trainer then you know what you could do. For you, that, has not yet mastered this type of skills, though, we have some other ideas about how to make money during winter.

Delivery driving

Are you bold enough to bike around the city delivering food to the people that don’t dare go out on a cold winter day? Then consider delivery driving. As a proverb says, there is no bad weather, only bad clothing, so suit up with warm clothes, gloves and wool socks and start earning money with food deliveries. There is also the option to make your deliveries by car, if you have one, for a less hardcore experience. Before deciding, watch the following video featuring Emilio, a Foodora rider who delivers food even during freezing winter in Stockholm. Nothing is impossible, huh?

Check out delivery driver jobs in the US: in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Boston, Seattle, Cleveland.

Check out delivery driver jobs in Canada: in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary.

Check out delivery driver jobs in Europe: in Budapest, Tolosa, Varsavia, Berlino, Amburgo.

Can’t find your city? Look for it on AppJobs!

Grocery shopping

È possibile go for shopping and deliver groceries for people that don’t feel like going out on a cold winter day. They might be feeling too cold, they might be sick or they might simply not have the time to do their shopping. Step in (or should we say step out?) and help them, by doing their shopping for them with Instacart!

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Controlla Instacart negli Stati Uniti: in Seattle, Boston, New York City, Milwaukee.

Controlla Instacart in Canada: in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver.

Can’t find your city? Look for it on AppJobs!

Guida

When it is raining, snowing or the thermometer shows below zero, people will want to stay on the side of the road waiting for a taxi or the bus the minimum time possible. And they will probably use one of the driving apps to get a ride to their destination. You can, thus, make some good money by becoming a taxi driver with your car.

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Check out driving jobs in the US: in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Boston, Seattle, Cleveland, Washington DC.

Check out driving jobs in Canada: in Ottawa, Toronto, Montréal, Edmonton.

Check out driving jobs in Europe: in Berlino, Parigi, Montpellier, Londra, Liverpool.

Can’t find your city? Look for it on AppJobs!

Pet sitting

Winter means holidays for many. But what happens to their adorable pets while they are away skiing or somewhere exotic to get some sun? They will need pet sitters! Your time to shine! Offer some home boarding o pet sitting services to adorable pets to make some good money in a fun way.

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Check out pet sitting jobs in the US: in Seattle, Nashville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis.

Check out pet sitting jobs in Canada: in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montréal.

Check out pet sitting jobs in Europe: in Marsiglia, Parigi, Bologna, Milano, Liverpool, Francoforte, Madrid

Can’t find your city? Look for it on AppJobs!

Paulina Bajorowicz è entrata in Appjobs nel novembre 2018 e ora è la Content Marketing Specialist. Gestisce il blog di Appjobs e i canali dei social media, coordina le attività di outreach e collabora con giornalisti e creatori di contenuti intorno alla gig economy.